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Balaena mysticetus (Whale) is a species of mammals in the family Balaenidae. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC and in cites appendix i. They are native to Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, and Pacific Ocean. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 480 months and can grow to 12187.12 mm. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/7903/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Whale. View this species on GBIF